Let the Bird Fly!

Let the Bird Fly!


Latest Episodes

Episode 274: Mothers
May 09, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FOUR, Mike, Jason, and Wade discuss Mothers Day, mothers, motherhood, and the church as our mother. What can we learn about the church from mothers and what can moth

Episode 271: Sola Scriptura
May 02, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-ONE, Jason and Wade discuss sola scriptura, Scripture alone. What did the Lutheran reformers mean when they talked about Scripture alone as a reformation principle?

Episode 270: Liturgical Time
April 25, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY, Mike and Wade discuss Christianity and time. In a world with so many calendars and seasons, how do Christians ground themselves? How does the Bible speak about time

Episode 269: Christianity and Paganism
April 18, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-NINE, Mike, Jason, and Wade discuss Christianity and paganism. What is paganism? How did Christianity engage with paganism in its early years? Did the pagans get anyth

Episode 268: The Spirit of Lutheranism
April 11, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-EIGHT, Jason and Wade discuss the spirit of Lutheranism and what that might be, if there is one. We focus especially on two contemporaries of Martin Luther, Matthias F

Episode 267: Faith, Hope, and Love
April 04, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-SEVEN, Jason, Mike and Wade discuss faith, hope, and love. We hope you enjoy the episode! Let the Bird Fly! is supported by the 1517 Podcast Network, which is part of

Episode 266: Getting Virtued
March 28, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-SIX, Jason, Mike and Wade discuss virtue ethics and sanctification. What is virtue? What is Christian virtue? What's the difference? We also discuss famous Wades. We h

Episode 265: No Retreat, No Surrender
March 21, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE, Jason, Mike and Wade discuss the monastic impulse and how vocations sends into neighbor relationships rather than pulling us out of them. We also discuss famous

Episode 264: Does Technology Make Us More or Less Human?
March 13, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FOUR, Jason, Mike and Wade discuss technology and whether it makes us more human or less. The springboard for this episode was a passage from this article by Carl True

Episode 263: We're All on the Wrong Side of History (Chronological Hubris)
March 07, 2024

In episode TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-THREE, Jason and Wade discuss chronological hubris and the need to consider people and events within the context of their time and not ours, suggesting that the Old Te

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